Managing member of Equity Armor Investments, LLC.
Prior to starting Stutland Equities, LLC in 2005, and while studying for his Masters degree, Brian Stutland became a trader with LETCO, one of the principal trading groups on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (“CBOE”), where he managed portfolio positions and made options markets for blue chip, small cap, large cap and Internet stocks.
Mr. Stutland established his own floor trading business in 2002 as a sole proprietor, trading an entire portfolio of stocks as a proprietary market making CBOE Member. By 2006, he continued to trail blaze as one of the first market makers to assume positions in VIX Volatility futures and options. After developing an investment advisory firm in 2010, Mr. Stutland continued his involvement in the markets as a principal of the investment advisory firm, Equity Armor Investments, LLC, in which he is actively involved in client portfolio risk management and investments attempting to offer volatility and equity strategies to clients.
Mr. Stutland’s wide range of experience, which includes making investments ranging from blue chips to distressed companies and even to Exchange seats, along with his record of trading large options positions in turbulent markets, has made him an experienced trader on and off the trading floors of the CBOE.
Mr. Stutland is a frequent contributor of market commentary to the news media such as CNBC’s Futures Now, Options Action, and Fast Money, while also providing content through social media with market updates given by him and his employees.
Managing member of Tremis, LLC.
He graduated Cum Laude in 1997 from the University of Michigan with a B.S.E. in Chemical Engineering and later received a M.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1999. Series 58 and 65 licensed.